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Home care pricing now required to be published on My Aged Care31 Aug

By 30 November 2018, all existing home care providers will need to provide their pricing information about the costs of care and services for publication on the My Aged Care website.

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Legislation proposed to require residential aged care providers to disclose staff ratios22 Aug

The Aged Care Amendment (Staffing Ratio Disclosure) Bill 2018 (the Bill) was introduced to the House of Representatives on Monday by independent MP Rebekha Sharkie.

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The meaning of ‘full and accurate minutes’ – the devil is in the detail 14 Aug

There are two sets of minutes that must be kept by every body corporate. Those at committee level and those at general meeting level.

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Combustible cladding laws in Queensland announced 06 Aug

If you don’t know whether the cladding on your building is combustible, you are soon going to be forced to find out.

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Consumer choice and risk under the new Standards – home care02 Aug

This is the second edition of our series of information alerts regarding home care under the new Standards. In this article we explore the concept of dignity of risk and increasing consumer choice in home care.

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The timing for body corporate debt recovery proceedings is clarified 01 Aug

Timing for body corporate debt recovery proceedings

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Chairperson ordered to stop bullying a caretaker 19 Jul

We first wrote about bullying in strata more than two years ago. We have been waiting for a while, but we finally have a decision from the Fair Work Commission (FWC) that gives some guidance about whether the sort of conduct we regularly see in terms of committee and resident manager communications constitutes bullying

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Misuse of Enduring Powers of Attorney 13 Jul

As specialists in the aged care industry we are regularly approached by aged care providers who are concerned about an attorney misusing their powers (granted under an Enduring Power of Attorney/EPoA) and are unsure what to do.

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Sale of Retirement Village: Do I need a Heads of Agreement?06 Jul

Selling your Retirement Village can be a daunting prospect, especially if you have not been through this process before. How can you maximise your chances of achieving a successful sale?

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Medication management in home care – managing risk under the new Standards28 Jun

Medication management is one of the highest risk areas for home care providers. As care recipients’ needs escalate and the complexity of their care increases, so too does the risk for providers who offer medication management services.

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Julie McStay

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